e-Learning for Health Oculoplastics E-learning Project

The RCOphth is developing e-learning to cover the whole ophthalmology training curriculum, hosted in the e-Learning for Health platform. Oculoplastics is identified in the next batch of courses to be written, so we are looking for module writers to cover oculoplastic topics. The amount of work would be similar to writing a talk or review article and the e-learning will be aimed at the level of ophthalmic trainees during their oculoplastics attachments. Writers should ideally be at consultant or [...]

International Council of Ophthalmology Oculoplastics Subspecialty Exam – Recruiting for question writers

The ICO has established an oculoplastics subspecialty exam, which takes the format of an MCQ written exam and was trialled successfully last year in India. This will now run annually and is open to candidates from all around the world who have completed at least one year of oculoplastics fellowship training. We would like to add to our team of examiners in order to add to our question bank. Training in question writing is provided. Please contact Rebecca Ford [...]

Problems with recurring payments at WorldPay

We’ve noticed that members are having problems when updating credit card details at WorldPay. This is due to a problem with the WorldPay service and is out of our control. The 2 current problems are: When users are updating their credit card details they are seeing a message saying “FAILURE: Payment details change unsuccessful. We have been unable to verify the new payment details” Updated card details ARE getting saved, despite this message When payments are re-tried, to take 2019 subs, the payments are [...]

Advanced Training Fellowship in the Management of Skin Cancer

A Pilot Fellowship in the management of skin cancer has been developed; Training Interface Group – Advanced Training Fellowship in the Management of Skin Cancer – PILOT. This is available to ophthalmology trainees and is advertised through NHS Jobs. The closing date is 29/7/19.

2019 Meeting Prize Winners

Best free paper 2019 Comparative survival of Stoploss Lester Jones Tubes (SLJT) and Lester Jones Tubes (LJT) (number 105) Kailun Jiang   Best eposter 2019 Modified Johnson Square Procedure for Periocular Lentigo Maligna and Lentigo Maligna Melanoma: A Single Centre UK Study (number 319) Huw Oliphant   Annual Publication Prize 2019 Serial TSH-receptor antibody levels to guide the management of thyroid eye disease: the impact of smoking, immunosuppression, radio-iodine, and thyroidectomy. Jonathan Roos   International Visiting Fellow Award 2019 Dr Saba Muhammad Mamman – sponsored by Gbemi Oworu   The Richard Collin Scholarship Conor Malone ULYSSes: the Universal [...]

BOPSS Meeting App

The App for this year’s meeting can be downloaded from the app stores. It has details of the meeting info and schedule, plus speaker info. We are unable to include full ePoster and presentation files due to data protection and file sizes, but the ePosters can be viewed via the website, provided you are logged in and have purchased a ticket for the meeting. Apple iOS App Store Goggle Play Store  

2018 Meeting Prize Winners

Best free paper 2018 The tunnelled midline forehead island flap – an elegant single-stage flap for inner canthal reconstruction (number 108) Jonathan Morton   Best eposter 2018 Canalicular ligation: a surgical option when all else fails in management of severe dry eye (number 308) Cornelius Rene   Annual Publication Prize 2018 Analysis of hedgehog signaling in periocular sebaceous carcinoma John Bladen   International Visiting Fellow Award 2018 Prerna Arjyal Kafle – Nepal   The Richard Collin Scholarship John Bladen

Online Award Applications

You can now submit annual award applications online via the website. Click here to apply online Applications for The Annual Publication Award, The Collin Scholarship, and International Visiting Fellows Award can all be made.

2017 Meeting Prize Winners

Best free paper 2017 The national incidence of squamous cell carcinomas in England over a fifteen-year period James Wawrzynski, Royal Free Hospital   Best eposter 2017 The permeability of eyelid skin to topically applied lidocaine Krisztina Emeriewen, Moorfields Eye Hospital   Annual Publication Prize 2017 Characterizing the Occluded Lacrimal Punctum Using  Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography Hannah Timlin   International Visiting Fellow Award 2017 Dr O Taiwo   The Richard Collin Scholarship Chris Schulz